Category Archives: Political Science

History Department Faculty in Conversation: The Carter Center, June 19, 2014

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Georgia State’s Department of History’s former instructor Mike O’Connor will be speaking on Thursday, June 19, at the Carter Center, in a conversation with David Sehat, an associate professor of history at Georgia State. O’Connor is the author of the … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on the Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to sponsor a panel discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, titled: Syria the Human Toll: Prospects for Reconciliation and Redevelopment Date/Time: Thursday, May 8, 7:00 PM Place: Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, … Continue reading

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Mustafa Akyol to Deliver Lectures

Georgia State University is proud to welcome author and commentator Mustafa Akyol, who will deliver two talks on campus. Both talks are free and open to the public. The Future of Islamism: Lessons from Tunisia, Egypt, and Turkey Mr. Akyol’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Latif to Present Lecture on Palestinian Refugees

The Department of Religious Studies and the Middle East Institute are proud to co-sponsor a lecture by Nadia Latif, Assistant Professor in Religious Studies and an affiliate faculty member of the Middle East Institute. Time: Wednesday, March 26 from 12:00pm … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Documentary Screenings: “Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity”

Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, the film maker cannot travel to Atlanta. Both screenings have been cancelled as of 2/11/14.  The organizations co-sponsoring these events will try to reschedule for a future date. From 1976 – 1983 in Argentina, tens … Continue reading

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Snow Jam 2014: Planning Atlanta, Ryan Gravel, and a Car-Dependent Region

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Photo Credit: William Brawley Few people can honestly deny that last week’s snow storm in Atlanta was a metropolitan-wide utter calamity.  Reflecting on the event that quickly became known as “Snow Jam 2014”, Ryan Gravel, Atlanta Beltline visionary, posed the … Continue reading

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Did you know December 15th (this Sunday) is Bill of Rights Day?

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Authorized and requested to do so by Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 27, 1941, issued Proclamation 2524, establishing December 15 as “Bill of Rights Day,” which “provide[d] for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary … Continue reading

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University Library Digitizes Research Atlanta Reports

Georgia State University Library is creating a digital collection of reports from Research Atlanta, Inc.  We hope that this collection will serve as a significant resource for students and researchers who study current and past public policy issues faced by … Continue reading

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NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia Records Now Available for Researchers

NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia described itself as “the political arm of the pro-choice movement.” Incorporated in 1980 as the Georgia Abortion Rights Action League (GARAL), [photo of the NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia march in Washington, D.C. in 1992, W072-105_26_001] NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia … Continue reading

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